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Clear Creek Highway Association Meeting Minutes, 1937

 Item — Small Collection Box: 6, Envelope: 5
Identifier: Series-232

Scope and Contents

Minutes of a meeting of the Clear Creek Highway Association held May 24, 1937. Discussed at the meeting was construction of a new super highway from North Denver to Idaho Springs and Central City, by way of Golden and Clear Creek Canyon. There is also a resolution passed by the North Denver Civic Association in favor of construction of the canyon highway. These documents were originally mailed to Jefferson County's Board of County Commissioners for their information.


  • Record Keeping: 1937

Conditions Governing Access

Archives collection material is non-circulating, requires staff retrieval and is available for use by appointment in the reading room.

Biographical / Historical

The Clear Creek Highway Association was organized for the purpose of securing a modern improved highway between Denver and Idaho Springs, and was composed of representatives of the North Denver Civic Association, Wheat Ridge, Edgewater, Arvada, Golden, Blackhawk, Central City and Idaho Springs. Construction of US Hwy 6 through Clear Creek Canyon began in the late 1930s and opened in 1952. Its path often ran on top of the old railroad grade of the Colorado Central Railroad.


0.10 Cubic Feet (One small collection envelope)

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Immediate Source of Acquisition

Transferred to the Archives in 1998 by the Clerk and Recorder's Office in a large group of various types of records.

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Repository Details

Part of the Jefferson County Archives Repository

3500 Illinois Street
Suite 2350
Golden CO 80401 United States